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Health Literacy

What Is ESOL Health Literacy, and Why Do I Need to Know About It?

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2013
This article details how health literacy is relevant to English lanuage learners (ELLs), reviews what the research tells us so far, and gives suggestions and resources to address health literacy in...
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
New Teachers

Improving the Health Literacy of Hospitals: A Collaborative Guide for Literacy Organizations

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2010
This report details a project in which adult education students were trained to provide feedback to help hospitals improve their practices. A step-by-step process is provided enabling other adult...
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers

A Prescription Is Not Enough: Improving Public Health with Health Literacy

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2013
This article focuses on the use—and the lack of use—of health literacy within efforts to address public health in the United States.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Curriculum Developers

Wisconsin Promising Practices Program: English for Health

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2010
This report describes a health literacy education program that is suitable for English language and adult literacy learners.

ESL Participation as a Mechanism for Advancing Health Literacy in Immigrant Communities

2014
This study explores English-as-a-second-language (ESL) classrooms as a site for health literacy interventions.
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Teachers
New Teachers
Adult Learners

Staying Healthy for Beginners: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide)

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2014
Staying Healthy for Beginners is a curriculum that seeks to enhance students' understanding of health information, while at the same time improving their English language and literacy skills. The...
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Teachers

Coping with Stress: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy - An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide and Student Resource Book)

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2010
Coping with Stress: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy – An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy is a special addition to the Staying Healthy: An English Learner's Guide to Health...
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Women's Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy: An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide and Student Resource Book)

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2010
Women's Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy - An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living is a special addition to Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health...
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Addressing the Health Literacy Needs of Adult Education Students

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2013
The purpose of this practitioner's guide is to inform practitioners about the current descriptions of health literacy and the relevance of this topic to adult education and family literacy practices.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Rosalie's Neighborhood: Let's Smile! A Book about Dental Health

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2009
This resource is a parent awareness health literacy unit that provides essential oral health care information for parents of young children.
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Teachers

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